Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett
Supporting Human Services


Supports the Truly Needy

Restructuring of the public welfare budget focuses funding to programs that service the neediest among our citizens while supporting efforts to reduce dependence and encourage a path to independent living.

Prioritizes the Elimination of Waste, Fraud and Abuse

Employing efforts to reduce waste, fraud and abuse in the welfare system ensures those who need our programs can access them, maximizing the use of taxpayer dollars.

Protects Older Pennsylvanians, Veterans and Children

This budget continues funding for CHIP, insuring almost 200,000 children, PACE and PACENET, providing pharmaceutical assistance for older Pennsylvanians and programs that benefit the commonwealth's Veterans.

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